In this Sept. 13, 2012, photo, President Barack Obama waves after speaking at a campaign rally in Golden, Colo. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Where Do The Candidates Stand On Medicare and Medicaid?

Medicare and Medicaid, which provide medical coverage for seniors, the poor and the disabled, together make up nearly a quarter of all federal spending. With total Medicare spending projected to cost $7.7 trillion over the next 10 years, there is consensus that changes are in order. But what those changes should entail has, of course, been one of the hot-button issues of the […]